Category Archives: Festival

Campbell River, it’s Not So Bad, and Elevate Arts Festival

  I have had to go to Campbell River quite often due to my temporary full time job and it turns out it’s not a bad little town after all. It’s maligned because of it’s economic condition (the mills closed), … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About the Birds and the Bees

I’m am still smoking busy with my temporary job but I really wanted to help with Elevate, which is a local, accessible arts festival that Meaghan and the rest of the Elevate the Arts Society spearhead every year in Courtenay. … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Heritage Week

It was Heritage Week in the Village which means there was a Heritage Faire at the CRI, that had some interesting stuff such as old telephone books you might find family in (I did) and this great diorama of Cumberland Chinatown. I think … Continue reading

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A Little of This, a Little of That

January is a little slower than other months in Cumberland, so things have ground to a normal pace, rather than so much going on you just can’t keep track of it. It’s warmed up a little, and there were even … Continue reading

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Annual Truck Parade

Argh! I got so busy in December I completely forgot to post about the Cumberland Truck Parade, which happened almost a month ago, now. As you may have guessed, the Truck Parade is a parade of trucks, but covered in … Continue reading

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Who’s the Fairest of Them All?

It’s the age old question, but we won’t know which fair is the fairest until we attend them all, which may not be possible this year because there are so darn many! We kind of last minuted into Moonlight and … Continue reading

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A Cumberland Hallowe’en

By the time Hallowe’en rolled around we were almost Hallowe’ened out, but that didn’t stop us from getting dressed up and going to “Main Street” (AKA Dunsmuir Ave) and checking out the Cumberland “Trick-or-Treat Parade”! It’s not really a parade; … Continue reading

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